beatification definition

  • noun:
    • The work of beatifying, or the condition of being beatified; esp., when you look at the Roman Catholic Church, the act or procedure of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of "the gifted," or features accomplished the next amount of sanctity, — frequently a stage undergoing canonization.
    • The act of beatifying, or perhaps the condition of being beatified; esp., within the R. C. Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of “the endowed,” or features acquired the 2nd amount of sanctity, -- generally a stage in the process of canonization.
    • The act of beatifying or of rendering or pronouncing happy; the state to be endowed; blessedness.
    • in Roman Catholic Church, the work by which a deceased person is declared becoming beatified, or one of many endowed, and so an effective topic of a certain level or sort of general public religious honor.
    • (Roman Catholic Church) an act associated with the Pope who declares that a deceased individual existed a holy life and is worth community veneration; a first step toward canonization
    • the activity of rendering supremely blessed and very delighted
    • a situation of supreme happiness
    • The work of beatifying, and/or state to be beatified; esp., in Roman Catholic Church, the work or means of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased individual is regarded as "the blessed," or has actually obtained the next degree of sanctity, — typically a stage undergoing canonization.
    • The work of beatifying, or perhaps the condition to be beatified; esp., into the R. C. Church, the work or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of “the endowed,” or has actually attained the second degree of sanctity, -- frequently a stage in the process of canonization.
    • The work of beatifying or of rendering or pronouncing delighted; their state of being blessed; blessedness.
    • In the Roman Catholic Church, the act by which a deceased person is declared become beatified, or the endowed, and so a suitable subject of a specific degree or form of general public religious honor.
    • (Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased individual lived a holy life and is worthy of general public veneration; a primary action toward canonization
    • the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely pleased
    • a situation of supreme glee

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